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Author Meldahl, Keith Heyer, author.
Title Surf, sand, and stone : how waves, earthquakes, and other forces shape the Southern California coast / Keith Heyer Meldahl.
Imprint Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2015]
©2015.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  GB458.8 .M45 2015    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  GB458.8 .M45 2015    AVAILABLE  
Author Meldahl, Keith Heyer, author.
Subject Coast changes -- California, Southern.
Geomorphology -- California, Southern.
Description xiii, 222 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-216) and index.
Contents Time, faults, and moving plates : a recipe for Southern California -- Tsunamis -- Earthquakes -- Disassembling Southern California -- Waves and surfing -- Beaches and coastal bluffs -- Sea level changes and the ice ages -- Appendix : Seeing for yourself -- Glossary.
Summary "Meldahl tells the scientific story of the Southern California coast by blending research from geology and oceanography with a compelling narrative and clear illustrations that take readers out in the field with the author to learn about the processes that have generated the coast as it exists today and how the region will change in the future. The author's geographic scope spans from San Diego to Point Conception, taking in coastal portions of San Diego, Orange, Ventura, Los Angeles, and Santa Barbara counties"--Provided by publisher.
ISBN 9780520280045 (cloth)
0520280040 (cloth)
9780520961852 (ebook)
0520961854 (ebook)
ISBN/ISSN 40025280543
OCLC # 899949754